Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Am I really...

...this old?
39?
Really?

Thank goodness my girls treated me to cake a few days ago.
Check these out.


No calories.


And each one is even sweeter.


The day is not going quite as I had planned.
I woke up at 5.
Did some laundry.
Cleaned things up.
Made a breakfast casserole for everyone.
Drove the boy to his 7 a.m. Jazz session.
Came back home to a sick little girl.

So....
I'm not home alone.

So I'll be here.
Won't be taking the intense sports drill class at the gym with a friend.
Won't be heading to Geneva to window shop.
Won't be seeing "Eat, Pray, Love" all by myself as planned.

I know it sounds really weird,
But I was really looking forward to seeing a movie all by myself!

Oh well.
I can do all those things another day.
Instead,
I did buy myself a good coffee.
I'm enjoying some sunflowers on the counter.
I'll be productive around the house.
I'll get some time in the art studio,
and maybe watch a movie with my little girl.

When you're a mom,
it's really just another day!

-julie

7 comments:

  1. So sorry to hear your little one is sick!
    Hope she is on the mend soon and you get to do all those things you had planned.
    I have never seen a movie alone, but it sounds divine!
    Enjoy the day

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  2. Happy Birthday to you Miss Julie! You look great for 39, I never would of guessed your age. I hope your day and your rain check birthday are both great!

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  3. Happy Birthday! Arent our babies just blessings :) I totally get the whole watching a movie alone thing - definitely something everyone should have time to do! Hope your day is just fantastic anyway!

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  4. Ah, shucks. I love your birthday list, and you are right - there will be other days. I love seeing movies by myself and sneak them in when I can. I wish you a very happy birthday and a wonderful, amazing year ahead!

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  5. Happy Birthday! Sorry it isn't what you planned, but it sounds peaceful and I'm sure your little sick one will give you extra snuggles cause it's your birthday!

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  6. Happy Birthday! Mom birthdays NEVER seem to go as planned, do they?

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  7. Happy Happy Happy Birthday Beautiful Julie.
    I hope that there are some lovely little surprises in your day and that it turns out ot be a wonderful year in your life.
    x Felicity

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